Scott Whitlock

Senior News Analyst

Scott Whitlock is the senior news analyst for the Media Research Center and a contributing editor for NewsBusters.org. You can read his NewsBusters blogs here. Scott's blogs have been featured on the Drudge Report and in the Washington Times (see example here). He's also appeared on radio programs such as the Lars Larson Show to discuss MRC blogs and studies.

Scott lives in Northern Virginia and can be contacted at SWhitlock@mediaresearch.org. You can also follow Scott on Twitter.


Author Articles

No Balance on ABC: Network Features Liberals When Prop 8 Was Passed and a Liberal When It's Overturned

On Thursday's Good Morning America, George Stephanopoulos sought out the reaction of liberal Slate correspondent Dahlia Lithwick to discuss Proposition 8. No conservative guest appeared in ...

MSNBC's Cenk Uygur Assails Hateful Conservatives Who Opposed Women and Blacks

MSNBC News Live guest host Cenk Uygur on Wednesday railed against opposition to gay marriage, asserting that conservatives "fought against women's rights and they lost. They fought against civil ...

George Stephanopoulos Defends Ground Zero Mosque: What Better Way to Say Terrorists Haven't Won?

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday Defended the building of a mosque near Ground Zero as a monument to tolerance. Talking to conservative radio host Laura Ingraham, he ...

ABC Highlights Stimulus Waste: Funding Cocaine for Monkeys; Will Other Networks Cover?

Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Tuesday highlighted a new report by two Republican senators on extreme examples of waste in the stimulus bill. Karl rattled off some eye catching data: "$71,000 ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Touts Possible Gloom for GOP

In the midst of bad news for Democrats, Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Monday continued to search for a silver lining. Talking to ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich, he quizzed, "But, ...

Stephen King Mocks 'Patronizing' Rush Limbaugh, 'Crazy' 'Nutcase' Glenn Beck

Best-selling novelist Stephen King slammed Glenn Beck as a "crazy" "nutcase" and Rush Limbaugh as a cynical huckster in his August 6, 2010 Entertainment Weekly column. The horror author derided ...

Only Fox News Hits Gibbs With Questions on Possible Plans to Bypass Congress on Immigration

Robert Gibbs on Friday appeared on all three network morning shows, as well as Fox News, MSNBC and CNN, but only FNC quizzed the White House press secretary about whether the White House would try ...

ABC's Bill Weir on AZ Immigration Ruling: 'From Rage to Relief,' Hits Brewer for 'Goading' Obama

Good Morning America's Bill Weir on Thursday touted a court ruling that removed key portions of Arizona's immigration law. He announced the judge's decision as one spanning "from rage to relief." ...

View Co-Hosts Fawn Over Obama With Questions on 'Right-Wing' Fox News, iPod, Lindsay Lohan

Barack Obama on Thursday mostly breezed through an appearance on The View, enjoying questions about his iPod, Lindsay Lohan and the Jersey Shore. Liberal co-host Joy Behar railed against Fox News ...

ABC Continues Attack on New Arizona Law: 'Target: Immigrants'

ABC on Wednesday continued to attack Arizona's tough new immigration law. Good Morning America devoted three segments to the subject, even misstating what the legislation does.

George Stephanopoulos Recites Jerry Brown's Democratic Talking Points

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday repeated Democratic talking points as he challenged Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman. Speaking of Whitman's tenure as CEO of ...

While Interviewing Dem Congressman, ABC, CBS Keep the Focus Off Obama, on BP

Democratic Congressman Ed Markey appeared on ABC and CBS's morning shows on Monday to talk about the Gulf Coast oil spill and didn't face a single question about the government's handling of the ...

MSNBC's Brewer Hits Breitbart for Appearing at Political Fundraiser, But She's Done the Same

On Monday's News Live, MSNBC's Contessa Brewer expressed incredulity at the revelation that journalist Andrew Breitbart will be appearing at a Republican fundraiser. "I mean, really? Is he going ...

ABC's Elisabeth Leamy Tosses Softballs to Obama: What Are You Teaching the Kids About Money?

Good Morning America's Elisabeth Leamy used an exclusive interview with Barack Obama on Friday to toss mostly softball questions, such as wondering, "I want to ask you, what are you and the First ...

George Stephanopoulos Lobbies for Reconciliation Between Obama and Sherrod

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Thursday lobbied Shirley Sherrod to agree that Barack Obama is trying to improve race relations. The fired USDA employee first asserted she needed ...

ABC Skips Label for Liberal Media Matters During Shootout With 'Conservative' Andrew Breitbart

Conservative journalist Andrew Breitbart and Eric Boehlert of the liberal organization Media Matters debated each other on Wednesday's Good Morning America. But, ABC only identified the ideology ...

ABC's Claire Shipman Laments Lack of Political Will to Extend Unemployment Benefits Beyond 99 Weeks

Good Morning America's Claire Shipman on Tuesday delivered a one-sided report on unemployment benefits and the fact that they end after 99 weeks. Reporting on those who have reached the limit, the ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Grills Michele Bachmann: Will Tea Party 'Undermine' GOP Chances?

One day after suggesting that terrorist attacks during Barack Obama's watch be "set aside," Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos grilled Michelle Bachmann, forcing her to respond for every ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Spins for Obama: 'Set Aside' Last Two Terror Attacks

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Monday lobbied that if one were to "set aside" the Fort Hood terror attack and the botched Christmas bombing, there haven't been successful attacks ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Touts Obama's 'Big Day' of Financial Reform, Hits GOP Opposition

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Friday offered White House spin for the passage of financial reform, enthusing, "...You've got the well looking like it's capped. Passage of ...